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em·balm

(em-bahlm'),
To treat a cadaver with balsams or other chemicals to preserve it from decay.
[L. in, in, + balsamum, balsam]

em·balm

(em-bahlm')
To treat a dead body with chemicals to preserve it from decay.
[L. in, in, + balsamum, balsam]
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This was the first time most Americans saw an embalmed body, and it quickly became a national sensation.
No such inter-emirate transport restrictions affects repatriation of bodies embalmed in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain or Ras Al Khaimah, Thamarassery said.
It has been decided that the body of the comandante will be embalmed so that it remains eternally on view for the people at the museum," Maduro said in statement to State TV.
Referring to an email he sent to the British embassy stating his intention to have his wife's body embalmed, Mr Coutts-Wood asked him: "Was the purpose of that email, to get your wife's body embalmed, an attempt by you to cover up any toxicology that could be done?
Winston van der Kemp recalled that two decades previously certain chiefs in the Eastern Cape had actively discouraged the introduction of this procedure to the areas under their jurisdiction, for environmental reasons: 'They said, "Please don't bring embalmed bodies here because it will poison our water systems.
Stunned police in Kenmare were tipped o that he was living with the embalmed corpse in a rented at.
The National Funeral Director's Association estimates that two million Americans are embalmed each year.
The idea of burning my body up using a lot of fossil fuel, or the idea of having it embalmed and buried under lawns with formal flower beds nearby, has always seemed plain wrong to me," says Brinckman.
THE man who embalmed Diana, Princess of Wales, told her inquest he regretted not waiting to get the official written go ahead.
His body was embalmed, his hair bleached white and he was reportedly buried in a special metal casket paid for by Bob Dylan.